Site Tech History & Specs



ILSR Website 1.0 –

  • The Internet Service Provider for this web site is
  • We are on the "Basic Hosting Plan – Personal and Small Business Web Site"
  • We have "unlimited" storage
  • We also have "unlimited" bandwidth [which is the volume of information per unit of time that a transmission medium (like an Internet connection) can handle]
  • The Domain Registrar for this web site is also
  • The domain was first registered on October 31, 2008
  • The web site was launched November 10, 2008
  • The free "Shop Talk" web site template from was used for the original website
  • The web site was originally constructed entirely by, and maintained by, a mildly experienced ILSR member volunteer
  • The program used was the very obsolete FrontPage 2000 Version 4
  • The site was built on a Dell Dimension 8400 (RIP)
  • As of December 23, 2009, it is being maintained on a Toshiba laptop

ILSR Website 2.0 – 

  • The Internet Service Provider decided, about September 1, 2010, to no longer support FrontPage Password Protection.
  • Since that is essential to our web site, and since FrontPage is very old and inefficient, the decision was taken to move to WordPress software.
  • An experimental domain ( was paid for by the ILSR board and an experimental website was created in order to learn the new system, it has been discontinued
  • With excellent help from, and many hours invested by, a very experienced WordPress expert, the site was completely rebuilt on the experimental domain
  • The rebuilt site was moved from the test site back to the original domain ( on May 23, 2011

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